• Andrewsite (Hentschelite, Rockbridgeite & minor Chalcosiderite)

Andrewsite (Hentschelite, Rockbridgeite & minor Chalcosiderite)

$650.00   €601  £500.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC27641
A rare specimen of the classic yet now discredited mineral Andrewsite from where it was originally found at Wheal Phoenix at Minions near to Linkinhorne in the Liskeard District of Cornwall, England. Andrewsite is now determined to be a mixture of the iron phosphates Hentschelite and Rockbridgeite with the presence of minor Chalcosiderite. The accompanying label (despite missing its right hand end which has been cut off) states this specimen is near in composition to Chalcosiderite. It forms a micro-botryoidal, black to very dark green velvety surface over a triangular area of 1 cm across the base by 2.3 cm to the apex. This sits adjacent to banded and micro-botryoidal emerald green Malachite. A fine large miniature with an unprovenanced label.


4.0 × 7.1 × 2.8 cm
Latest Additions, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Phoenix United Mine, Minions, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Hentschelite, Andrewsite, Chalcosiderite

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